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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56F6Y
hello to all iatn members,have this 2000 f550 diesel 7.3,this thing runs like it has a misfire,im not real good on these diesels,when you drive it has no power starts smoking real bad, seems to get worse as the temp gets to the operating temp,tried a new fuel ...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP71W31
This car was running four days ago. No problems. Old police car, recently had all the extras removed. wires cut everywhere but veh was running fine. was miss Diagnosed by a tow company as a fuel pump. Has new pump installed by them.Cranks fine. No comunication...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
Our problem is low power, dieseling, and 3 Mil P0012, P0340, and P0345. Phasers check out OK After clearing codes, truck runs fine for 5 miles, then bogs with MIL lighting up. Then low power. Does run with VCT unpluged, but low power. Trouble codes: P0012 (Bank 1 over retarded), P0340 (Bank 1 CPS malfunction), P0345 (Bank 2 CPS malfunction)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Overboost sound VIN: 1FTSW31PX4
We ahve this beast here with coolant in the exhaust system, diagnosed and found EGR cooler leaking and creating the above issue. We put this engine together adn now when the boost valve in the turbo get's plugged in it feels like it is a 85% boost, diconnect a...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L CV Axle VIN: F1TF342HTC
Hi Group I used the wrong vin. Sorry. The problem is after 2mt, and [...] the nut came loose again! I checked the rear end and suspension, found nothing wrong! called the dealer they say we never heard of that, checked all data, and archives, found nohin...
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ILNLM97V3V
Hi everyone..Stomped need help I have97 Lincoln Continental 11/96 production date, four days in the shop Owner of the vehicle is an old lady and complaint is as follows: when in reverse car is running away have to apply great amount of brake pressure to stop i...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
Vehicle came into shop with misfire codes and lean bank 1 and rich bank two. Performed tune up to include cops on affected cylinders. Good fuel pressure. Has injector pulse. On bank 1 none of the plugs are firing on the whole bank. Still has code for number fo... Trouble codes: P0304
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: B2H4S63JG4
i need some help please i have a 01 lincoln contiental and its a no start i dont have any spark good fuel press and the noid light is working and the plugs are wet so it is thoughing the fuel at it i did have two anti theft codes but i have folwed them on the ...
2001 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L Surge VIN: 1ZWFT61L11
Ok I have a problem with this cougar. It came in with a couple of codes. Lean bank 1 and 2 and egr insuffence flow. I check for vacume leaks and I didnt find any. Went and checked the fuel pressure why driving and found the pressure would not go over 40 lbs. S... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L72
This Cougar came in as a no start a few months ago. It was determined that the fuel pump was bad and it was sent to the dealer because the Electronic Returnless Fuel Pump system pump was covered by an extended warranty. 2000 miles later the car came back again...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P93
Thanks for all the help, I ended up removing the left valve cover & running the engine, found o-ring blown on top of #7 injector. The warmer the engine got the worse it was. Unfortunately, Ford told me that these o-rings are not replaceable. Due to time res... Trouble codes: P0284 (Cylinder 8 contribution), P0341 (Cam position sensor), P2291 (ICP too low engine cranking).
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Shifts Fine No Codes VIN: 1FDXE45S15
Sorry about this request for help. One of pour transmission builders posted this because he disassembled the transmission and could not find anything wrong. Fred from Georgia had a great idea of where we could have checked unfortunately the transmission was re...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21P45
Well gentlemen the truck never met the freight train. Thank you for all the help. All oil and fuel pressure PIDs remained constant. I finally managed to find this by grabbing the harness at the FICM and pulling on it. The harness for the injectors did nothing ... Trouble codes: P0272 (Cyl 4 Contribution / Balance).
2005 Lincoln LS Luxury 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A65
Thanks for the help. I replaced the seemingly good MAF with a known good unit from another car. That fixed the lean condition. The original MAF was showing almost the same data as the replacement, but night and day difference in driveability. The missfire was ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0316 (Missfire on startup).
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